Interesting article about mapping the ocean floor. I did not know that only 15% of the ocean floor has been mapped so far. An idea to “crowd source” ocean floor mapping is taking hold, using volunteer cargo ships, fishing boats, and pleasure craft to transmit data in real time.
ESRI announced that there is a security vulnerability in ArcGIS server and there is a patch for 10.2.1 through 10.6. Version 10.6.1 has already been fixed. Click here to read the technical support article.
Though the article is from last year, I think it still applies if you are a student looking for a great Geography Graduate Program for the fall. You can check out the rankings here.
Some top schools in California include UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, and UC Berkeley.
The article also touches on why online might not be a good idea for a graduate program and just taking GIS courses for a GIS certificate does not give you a deeper understanding of the world and teach you the ability to think spatially … Geography will.
Radio Garden is an interactive globe that allows visitors to listen to over 8,000 live radio stations from around the world. When you visit the site, radio stations are loaded and then you will be directed to the radio station closest to your current location. From there, you can explore other stations around the globe. Cities with multiple participating stations will have a list appear on the right side of the browser, allowing you to choose which station to listen to. By selecting the History tab or the Jingles tab, you can explore historic radio broadcasts and station jingles from across time and space. Check it out!